OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Just in time for Valentine's Day, Serenity by the Sea offers a wide selection of specialty items for those close to your heart. 

“If you’re looking for something unique to make someone you love smile on Valentine’s Day, chances are you’ll find it here,” said Sarah Taylor Izzo, owner of the“little shop of wonders” at 53 Main Avenue.

Izzo personally selects the delightful and zenful assortment of merchandise that fills its many tabletops, shelves and displays. There are gifts adorned with words that endear and encourage, such as kindness rocks, affirmation art, home textiles and mugs, to name a few.

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Boxes filled with charms in many styles and shapes are ideal to create keychains, necklaces and bracelets. Intention candles wrapped with gemstones and tumbled, polished stones and crystals burst in a rainbow of colors.

A display of personal care items includes essential oils, signature handmade soaps and luxury spa items to relieve stress and promote relaxation.

And to complement the shop’s ever-changing mix of merriment, there is a selection of blooms of the season beginning every weekend on Fresh Flower Friday.

Here is more of what you’ll find at this beautiful little gem at the Jersey Shore, situated in the historic town of Ocean Grove.

  • Unique Finds for Any Holiday or Special Occasion
  • Treasures from Around the World
  • Bamboo Fabric Clothing and Other Eco-Friendly Items
  • Custom-Designed Hotholders and Potholders
  • Bracelets, Beads, Baubles
  • Crystals, Charms and Trinkets
  • CBD Oils and Creams for Humans and Pets by Brady’s Botanicals
  • One-of-a-Kind Tutus for All Ages … and Dolls and Pets Too.
  • Gems from the Earth and Sea
  • Scented Soy Candles, Luxury Spa Items and Soaps
  • Yoga-Inspired Items
  • Handcrafted Home Décor and Wall Art
  • Hostess Gifts and Custom Gift Baskets

Serenity by the Sea at 53 Main Avenue is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. For more information or to confirm hours, visit its Facebook page, or call 973-699-1760.

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